LINCOLN — No. 11 Nebraska finished its regular season by winning nine of 10 matches in rolling to a 39-6 dual win over Northwestern Friday night.

The Huskers got bonus-point wins in five of the matches.

Juniors Tim Lambert (125 pounds) and TJ Dudley (184) picked up first-period pins. Tyler Berger (157) led 12-1 after the first period and went on to record a 20-5 technical fall, and Austin Wilson (165) earned a 15-2 major decision. At 149, Colton McCrystal won by forfeit.

In the only match involving a pair of nationally ranked opponents, Nebraska’s Eric Montoya, ranked 12th, turned back No. 20 Dominick Malone 4-1 at 133 pounds. Montoya led 1-0 entering the third period before securing the win.

Northwestern’s lone victory came at 141 as Jameson Oster pinned Anthony Abidin. Abidin led 2-0 after the first period before Oster pinned him 54 seconds into the second.

The Huskers return to action Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Devaney Center for the NWCA National Duals. Nebraska’s opponent will be determined on Sunday.


125: Tim Lambert, N, pinned Garrison White, 1:27; 133: Eric Montoya, N, dec. Dominick Malone, 4-1; 141: Jameson Oster, NW, pinned Anthony Abidin, 3:54; 149: Colton McCrystal, N, won by forfeit 157: Tyler Berger, N, tech. fall Anthony Petrone, 20-5; 165: Austin Wilson, N, major dec. Luke Norland, 15-2; 174: Micah Barnes, N, dec. Mitch Sliga, 9-6; 184: TJ Dudley, N, pinned Regis Durbin, 2:17; 197: Aaron Studebaker, N, dec. Jacob Berkowitz, 4-1; HWT: Collin Jensen, N, dec. Conan Jennings, 8-4.

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